Day in Pics: 18th February

Feb 18, 2014, 08:45 AM IST
Usuddin Shaikh holds an umbrella as he waits for a bus during a heavy snowy day in Morton Grove, Ill.
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Usuddin Shaikh holds an umbrella as he waits for a bus during a heavy snowy day in Morton Grove, Ill.

Women during a protest against the ban of lace underwear in Almaty, Kazakhstan. A trade ban on synthetic underwear has Russia and her economic allies with their knickers in a twist.
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Women during a protest against the ban of lace underwear in Almaty, Kazakhstan. A trade ban on synthetic underwear has Russia and her economic allies with their knickers in a twist.

Front row from left, Princess Mabel with Luana, Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima, Princess Ariane, Eloise, Leonore, Claus-Casimir, and Alexia, back row from left, Prince Constantijn, Prinzess Beatrix and Princess Laurentien pose for photographers during a photo session of the Dutch Royals in the Austrian skiing resort of Lech.
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Front row from left, Princess Mabel with Luana, Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima, Princess Ariane, Eloise, Leonore, Claus-Casimir, and Alexia, back row from left, Prince Constantijn, Prinzess Beatrix and Princess Laurentien pose for photographers during a photo session of the Dutch Royals in the Austrian skiing resort of Lech.

A demonstrator covers her mouth with a rag to prostest government censorship, during a march to Venezuelan Telecommunications Regulator Office or CONATEL in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A demonstrator covers her mouth with a rag to prostest government censorship, during a march to Venezuelan Telecommunications Regulator Office or CONATEL in Caracas, Venezuela.

President Barack Obama waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House following his arrival on Marine One helicopter.
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President Barack Obama waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House following his arrival on Marine One helicopter.

Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge smiles while talking to guests at a Reception for the Dramatic Arts, at Buckingham Palace, London.
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Kate, The Duchess of Cambridge smiles while talking to guests at a Reception for the Dramatic Arts, at Buckingham Palace, London.

Demonstrators line the rotunda and halls of the Idaho Statehouse in support of `Add the Words` and against House Bill 427 in Boise, Idaho.
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Demonstrators line the rotunda and halls of the Idaho Statehouse in support of `Add the Words` and against House Bill 427 in Boise, Idaho.

New Zealand’s Tim Southee, left, celebrates with Tom Latham after dismissing India’s Murali Vijay for 7 on the final day of the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.
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New Zealand’s Tim Southee, left, celebrates with Tom Latham after dismissing India’s Murali Vijay for 7 on the final day of the second test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

Riot police fire rubber bullets into the crowds of anti-government protesters during clashes in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Riot police fire rubber bullets into the crowds of anti-government protesters during clashes in Bangkok, Thailand.

A paramilitary soldier stands guard as the vehicle of former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf leaves after his court appearance in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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A paramilitary soldier stands guard as the vehicle of former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf leaves after his court appearance in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah arrives at a campaign rally in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah arrives at a campaign rally in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Suspects in an alleged internet porn operation cover their faces as they stay at the Cybercrime division of the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, Philippines.
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Suspects in an alleged internet porn operation cover their faces as they stay at the Cybercrime division of the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, Philippines.

Japan`s Taihei Kato falls during the Nordic combined individual Gundersen large hill competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Japan`s Taihei Kato falls during the Nordic combined individual Gundersen large hill competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Delhi BJP President Vijay Goel along with Harsh Vardhan and other party workers protesting against Aam Admi Party at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
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Delhi BJP President Vijay Goel along with Harsh Vardhan and other party workers protesting against Aam Admi Party at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

 Arputham Ammal (C), mother of Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assasination case, celebrates with relatives and supporters in Chennai after the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of the three convicts in the case to life term.
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Arputham Ammal (C), mother of Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assasination case, celebrates with relatives and supporters in Chennai after the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of the three convicts in the case to life term.

BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi interacts with former CM of the state B.S Yeddyurappa at a rally in Davangere, Karnataka.
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BJP Prime Ministerial Candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi interacts with former CM of the state B.S Yeddyurappa at a rally in Davangere, Karnataka.

An Iraqi man helps his son who is headed to school at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.
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An Iraqi man helps his son who is headed to school at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

Saudi Arabia`s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal greets Britain`s Prince Charles ahead of their meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Saudi Arabia`s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal greets Britain`s Prince Charles ahead of their meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party president K. Chandrashekar Rao shows a thumbs up sign to supporters after the Indian parliament’s lower house passed the bill for the creation of new state called ‘Telangana’ in New Delhi.
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Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party president K. Chandrashekar Rao shows a thumbs up sign to supporters after the Indian parliament’s lower house passed the bill for the creation of new state called ‘Telangana’ in New Delhi.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during the second round of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during the second round of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

An anti-government protester is engulfed in flames while running from the scene, during clashes with riot police outside Ukraine`s Parliament in Kiev.
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An anti-government protester is engulfed in flames while running from the scene, during clashes with riot police outside Ukraine`s Parliament in Kiev.